A 23-year-old female asked:
how early can you see a fetal heartbeat on a transabdominal ultrasound?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Depending on the: Quality of the machine and on your anatomy, generally about 6 1/2 weeks. It's about 5 weeks and 5-6 days on transvaginal.
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Radiology 21 years experience
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Last updated Jul 27, 2015
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